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Sudden Origins: fossils, genes, and the emergence of species
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Sudden Origins: fossils, genes, and the emergence of species

By Jeffrey H. Schwartz

New York, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 420 , brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, slightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$19.00

Losing Our Language: How multicultural classroom instruction is undermining our children's ability to read, write, and reason
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Losing Our Language: How multicultural classroom instruction is undermining our children's ability to read, write, and reason

By Sandra Stotsky

New York, New York: Free Press, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xix + 316 pages, black and yellow boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price present

$9.50

The Child's Book of Nature; Three Parts in One: Part I, Plants; Part II, Animals; Part III, Air, Water, Heat, Light, &c. (one volume)

By Worthington Hooker, M.D.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1871. Early Printing. Three-quarter Cloth. Good. Sextodecimo, 6 1/2" tall, three parts bound as one: 120, 170, and 178 pages respectively; three-quarter red cloth over marbled boards; b&w illustrations. A good copy overall with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the edges, some fraying started at ends of the back strip; binding still solid, paper clean, moderately yellowed with soiling to the two title pages which are also partially damp stained. Note the book has a slight musty odor.

$10.50

Scientific American ; April 15, 1893; volume LXVIIi (68), number 15; New York Tennis and Racquet Club (cover illustration);Notes from the Columboan Exposition; The Steam Man ; etc

By Munn & Co. (editors); Daniel F. Comstock, Helen Luken Jones, W.G. Fitz Gerald et al

New York, New York: Munn and Company, 1893. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Single original issue with covers and ads. Does not include 'Supplement' issue. Folio, 16" tall, pages 225 to 240 (16 total), black and white, self wraps--Battleship Petropavlovsk (front), multiple small ads (back), wire saddle stitch. A soft cover magazine, very good overall, clean, with minor wear to the spine; internal binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed. Short features on a wide range of scientific and technological subjects, etc.

$16.50

The Big House: a century in the life of an American summer home
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The Big House: a century in the life of an American summer home

By George Howe Colt

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. Third printing. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, vii + 327 pages, stiff illustrated wraps; A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with little shelf wear; binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$6.50

Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light
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Brilliant: the evolution of artificial light

By Jane Brox

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin / Mariner Books, 2010. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 8 " tall, 360 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat large format paperback edition with light shelf wear; binding tight.

$6.50

Philip Morrison's Long Look at Literature: his reviews of a hundred memorable science books

By Philip Morrison

New York, New York: W. H. Freeman, 1990. First edition thus. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xi + 351 pages, stiff wraps. Avery good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$8.50

Elementary Practical Physics

By Newton Henry Black, Harvey Nathaniel Davis

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1943. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Originally published in 1938. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, viii + 710 pages, illustrated gray cloth. A very good original hard cover text book over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling, binding tight with a slight cant to the spine, interior generally clean, binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's inscription on the front endpaper.

$16.50

Topographic Map of Mars; prepared for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

By United States Geological Survey; National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Washington, DC: United States Geological Survey--Department of the Interior, 1976. First edition thus. Map--multiple folds. Near fine/Good. Single sheet, 36" x 42", folded to 8 1/4" x 10 1/4" printed in black and sepia, with north and south polar regions seperate. Original printed manila envelope included. Map is near fine with little wear, paper slightly yellowed. Envelope in good, moderately worn and lightly soiled.

$25.00

A Fish Caught in Time: the search for the Coelacanth

By Dugald Stermer (text and illustrations)

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2000. First printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Very good. Octavo 8 1/2 " tall, xx + 220 pages, blue and maroon boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white,s light foxing to the fore-edge. In a very good, lightly rubbed dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science
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Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science

By Alan Sokal and Jean Bricmont

New York, New York: Picador, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xiv + 300 pages, maroonboards. A fine, clean, neat first edition hard cover with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price.

$14.50

Science Illustrated [Magazine]; Volume 1, Number 2 ; May 1946; Germany's Atomic Bomb; Bikini: What can it prove; Secrecy or Science; etc.

By Gerald Wendt (editor); Louis N. Ridenour, Harlow Shapley, S. A. Goudsmit, Ruth & Edward Brecher, et al.

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1946. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good . Single original issue, complete with advertisements and covers. Quarto, 11" tall, 126 pages, wire side stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy overall, with moderate exterior shelf wear, light exterior soiling, spine chipping at bottom edge cover loose from binding and torn at wire staple ; interior very good, binding solid, but wire staple rusting paper lmoderately yellowed.

$16.50

Science Illustrated [Magazine]; Volume 2, Number 3 ; March 1947; The future of the telephone; What goes on at the Soiuth Pole; Cotton Picker opens a revolution in the South; etc.

By Gerald Wendt (editor); Ruth and Rufus Mathewson, Phil Swain, et al.

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1947. First printing. Original Wraps. Very Good . Single original issue, complete with advertisements and covers. Quarto, 11" tall, 116 pages, wire side stitch, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good minus copy overall, with moderate exterior shelf wear, light exterior soiling, spine chipping at bottom edge cover loose from binding and torn at wire staple ; interior very good, binding solid, but wire staple rusting paper lmoderately yellowed.

$16.50

SCIENCE, An Illustrated Journal: (published weekly) Volume VII (7), January to June 1886: Number(s) 152 to 167; includes The Collapse of the Theosophists, Explorations in Burma and Indochina; Colombia and the Isthmus of Panama; Mineral Deposits at Lake Erie; Rainfall in New England; Prejevalsky's Explorations in Mongolia; and many more

By [American Association for the Advancement of Science]

New York, New York: The Science Company, 1886. First edition thus. Three-quarter Leather. Good-. An ex-library volume with markings to the endpapers, contents page and the reverse of various plates. No editorial material obviously missing but this cannot be guaranteed. Bound weekly issues of leading periodical of the day. Single volume containing 25 issues without wraps and advertisements. Quarto, 10" tall, 580 pages plus contents and index, b&w illustrations and several fold-out maps; three-quarter leather and marbled boards. A good (minus) volume with rubbing and chipping at all cover edges, hinges broken, front matter (endpaper, title page and contents page) loose, paper clean but moderately yellowed. Maps are fragile and splitting at the folds, and one (of Columbia) is broken into pieces at the folds with three center pieces missing). It was the the common practice of publishers at this time to issue annual bound volumes of editorial material for library reference. Packed with articles on everything from nebulas to Egyptian temples.

$35.00

Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)
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Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)

By Madison Smartt Bell

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 214 pages, black and maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter [Ada Lovelace]
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The Bride of Science: Romance, Reason, and Byron's Daughter [Ada Lovelace]

By Benjamin Woolley

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill , 1999. First printing thus. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 8 7/8" tall, 416 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, large format paperback first edition with minimal shelf wear; binding tight, paper white with very slight soiling on the front endpaper.

$9.50

The Cosmic Dancers: Exploring the Science of Science Fiction

By Amit Goswami, Maggie Goswami; Kate Wilhelm (foreword)

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1985. First edition thus. Paperback. Very good. Octavo, 9" tall, xi + 292 pages, stiff wraps. A very good clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Understanding Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction to the abstract formalism and the basic ideas of quantum mechanics. [with pen marks]

By Gordon Troup

London, England: Methuen & Co, 1968. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very Good -. Octavo, 8" tall, ix + 86 pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus over all, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, but cover lightly soiled paper cream white, BUT annotations by the previous owner in red pen scattered throughout and binding sprung from bending, though still secure.

$9.50

Miss Leavitt's Stars: the Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe (Great Discoveries series)
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Miss Leavitt's Stars: the Untold Story of the Woman Who Discovered How to Measure the Universe (Great Discoveries series)

By George Johnson

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 162 pages, black and brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover dition with little shelf wear BUT, bottom of the spine has been mashed by inproper storage (does not affect reading); hinges and binding otherwise tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

Burnham's Celestial Handbook, (in three volumes complete), An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System.  Revised and Enlarged  Edition. Volume One: Andromeda-Cetus; Volume Two: Chamaeleon through Orion; Volume Three: Pavo through Vulpecula.
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Burnham's Celestial Handbook, (in three volumes complete), An Observer's Guide to the Universe Beyond the Solar System. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Volume One: Andromeda-Cetus; Volume Two: Chamaeleon through Orion; Volume Three: Pavo through Vulpecula.

By Burnham, Robert Jr

New York, New York: Dover Publications, 1978. Revised edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/very good. 3 vols complete. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 2138 pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover set with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, lightly edge worn dust jackets with original prices.

$38.00

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